Teen Services Blog

Playing with Fire

Not to beat a dead dragon to death, but dragons are awesome. It’s a fact of the universe.

Forget the Wait!

Guess what?! No, really…guess. I’ll wait…




Fear the Librarians!

As someone who works in a library and loves manga,

Mutually Assured Destruction, Maybe

Scorpion Rules Cover ArtWhen war alomst drove humanity to extinction, an AI , Talis, was created to come up with ideas to stop the fighting.  And it did.  By taking over the world.  And bombing major cities until countries stopped fighting.  Then Talis benevelontly declared that countries could rule themselves, but any cou

It's Elementary!

Who doesn’t love manga? Crazy people, that’s who.

Can You Take a Punch?

Life is hard for a hero who can take out any opponent with only one punch.

Get to Level 10 to beat your friends!

Munchkin box art"Lauren," you say, "my friends and I are bored and there's no Teen Open Lab today.  What can we do?"  After applauding you for your excellent grammar (Friends and I, not friends and me.  Hush, I've had to write a lot of English papers in my day.....and now I sound old :( ).